Vivid Sydney 2021

Departure: King Street Wharf | Boarding 17:30 | Departure 17:45 | Return 19:30

Ballroom Budget Family Early Buffet Dinner Cruise

  • Vivid Sydney Ballroom Value Family Early Buffet Dinner Cruise

This value-packed Vivid Sydney cruise with special infant and child prices is perfect for families who would like to avoid crowds and enjoy an early dinner. This Vivid cruise is available on Sunday through to Friday during the VIVID 2021 Festival season that is all set to illuminate the Sydney cityscape.

Book early and enjoy great savings on this Vivid early buffet dinner cruise that includes a 2hr dinner cruise with a value buffet freshly-prepared on board complemented by beer, wine and soft drinks included for the duration of the cruise.

The vessel has a fully air-conditioned dining saloon with cathedral windows and outer balconies that provide uninterrupted views of the Vivid Sydney Light installations. (Views of the Opera House sails are subject to traffic and other maritime restrictions at Circular Quay)

The vessel also has a designated departure wharf making it easier for you to find your boat amongst thousands of people thronging the harbour.

*Odd number bookings (e.g.1, 3, 5, 7 guests) may be subject to shared tables


  • 2hr Vivid Sydney dinner cruise
  • Value buffet, freshly-prepared on board
  • Selection of house spirits, beer, wine & soft drinks
  • Shared reserved tables with full waiter service


  • VIVID Sydney Light installations on the Harbour
  • Opera House displays and Harbour bridge views
  • Restaurant-quality dining with the best Vivid views
  • No overcrowding – quality Vivid Sydney cruise experience


  • Cold platter of ham and salami
  • Beef Stroganoff
  • Traditional Indian butter chicken
  • Penne marinara
  • Steamed fish with soy and ginger
  • Hokkien noodles
  • Stir-fried vegetables
  • Basmati rice
  • Rocket, pear and parmesan salad (v)
  • Potato salad with wholegrain mustard and crème fraiche (v) (gf)
  • Kale, quinoa & witlof salad
  • Chinese cabbage and crisp noodle salad (v)
  • Bread rolls
  • Individual serve of tiramisu
CHILDREN'S MENU (Under 8 years; served to the table)
  • Chicken schnitzel and mash potatoes | Chocolate cake

*Children older than 8 years have a choice of either children's menu or buffet *Indicative menu only. Items may be subject to change at any time without notice

*Requests for dietary (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus will be politely declined, as we have an on board kitchen and our kitchen team is required to serve the menus within a required time period, of the respective cruises. All our cruises have at least one vegetarian menu option for seated & served menus and buffets also offer vegetarian choice. We cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients (halal, nuts, gluten, dairy, etc.) will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard. For serious food allergies you must make your own decisions on selecting meals. Our staff’s comments are only to assist you in making an informed decision.


BEERS - Choice of any of the beers from the list
  • Crown Lager
  • Pure Blonde
  • Coopers Premium Light
  • Hardy’s Brut Reserve (Sparkling Wine) Vibrant bubbly texture and rich fruit flavours and toasty character
  • The Riddle Sauvignon BlancVibrant tropical fruit flavours, passionfruit lift, green apple crunch, crisp and refreshing
  • The Riddle Shiraz CabernetRich blackcurrant and raspberry fruit flavours with savoury notes and pepper spice
SOFT DRINKS AND JUICES - Choice of any of the soft drinks or juices from the list
  • Fruit Juice (Orange & Apple)
  • Soft Drinks (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Solo, ginger ale, lemonade)

Additional Info

  • Arrive at the wharf 15 minutes prior to boarding time and please collect your boarding pass
  • Vivid Sydney is organised by the NSW Government and Destination NSW
  • Cruise program and schedule is subject to change
  • Beverage service for the duration of the cruise; from boarding (selection of beer, wine & soft drinks), beverage service will stop 15 minutes' prior to end of cruise
  • We adhere strictly to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines
  • There are no baby-changing facilities on board
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants, we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • All of our special event cruises are usually in high demand and fully booked prior to cruise date. The seating arrangements on board various cruises are planned by our Cruise Directors well in advance. If you have any special requests to be seated next to a particular group/friends booked on the same cruise, please advise us 7 days prior to cruise date.
  • Beverage service for the duration of the cruise: Service begins from boarding (a selection of beer, wine & soft drinks) and stops 15 minutes prior to the end of cruise

Sun - Thu

From $49


From $69


From $79


Online Price From

Child (5 - 14 Yrs) $39
Infant (<5 Yrs) $30

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